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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives against New York Knicks guard Ron Baker (31) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
October 19, 2017 - 10:54 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had a triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 105-84 on Thursday night in their first regular-season game with All-Star additions Paul George and Carmelo Anthony Westbrook, the NBA MVP last season when he averaged a triple-double,...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
October 19, 2017 - 10:50 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had a triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 105-84 on Thursday night in their first regular-season game with All-Star additions Paul George and Carmelo Anthony Westbrook, the NBA MVP last season when he averaged a triple-double,...
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October 19, 2017 - 10:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron had a goal and three assists in his season debut, moving up to seventh on Boston's career scoring list as the Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Thursday night. Anders Bjork scored twice for Boston, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and David Pastrnak...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Radko Gudas, right, clears the loose puck from the crease as goalie Michal Neuvirth and defenseman Travis Sanheim and Nashville Predators' Cody McLeod watch during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
October 19, 2017 - 10:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Colton Sissons was a spectator when the Flyers and Predators went goal-for-goal in a scoring free-for-all in their first matchup. In the rematch, he was the difference. Pekka Rinne stopped 28 shots, Sissons scored in the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the...
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New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy (2) defends New York Rangers center Kevin Hayes (13) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 19, 2017 - 10:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares scored in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders over the Rangers 4-3 on Thursday night for their eighth win in the last nine games against their struggling crosstown rivals. Anders Lee, Brock Nelson and Mathew Barzal scored in regulation, and Jaroslav Halak...
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October 19, 2017 - 10:14 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Wade Baldwin to a two-way contract. Baldwin was the 17th overall pick in the 2016 draft by Memphis. The former Vanderbilt player averaged 3.2 points, 1.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 28.2 minutes in 33 games with the Grizzlies,...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, former Minnesota Twins manager and present an Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ron Gardenhire visits with the media in the visitor's dugout prior to a baseball game between the two teams in Minneapolis. A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 because no announcement had been made.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 19, 2017 - 10:10 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers were in talks Thursday to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. Gardenhire was the bench coach this season for the Arizona...
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Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) talks with officials before he was ejected during the first half of an NFL football game between the Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 19, 2017 - 10:09 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been ejected after shoving an official. Lynch came off the bench after quarterback Derek Carr was hit late by Kansas City's Marcus Peters in the second quarter Thursday night. Lynch got into the middle of a scuffle and ended up...
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) drives against Chicago Bulls guard Quincy Pondexter (20) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 19, 2017 - 10:04 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas had 23 points and 15 rebounds, C.J. Miles scored 22 points in his Toronto debut and the Raptors beat the short-handed Chicago Bulls 117-101 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Norman Powell added 15 points, Delon Wright had 13, and Kyle Lowry 12...
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South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley answers questions during the Southeastern Conference women's NCAA college basketball media day Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 19, 2017 - 9:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When South Carolina and Mississippi State met in an all-Southeastern Conference national championship game last season, it underscored the league's dramatic transformation in the post-Pat Summitt era. Anyone watching SEC women's basketball for the first time since Summitt...
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